Phil Cave

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Phil Cave
Personal information
Full name Philip Adam Cave
Date of birth (1987-05-12) 12 May 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Ashington
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Newcastle United 0 (0)
2007–2008 Gateshead 41 (9)
2008–2009 Livingston 3 (0)
2009 Gateshead (loan) 17 (0)
2009–2010 Gateshead 18 (0)
2010–2012 Blyth Spartans 62 (3)
2012– Ashington 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:35, 14 July 2012 (UTC).

Philip Adam Cave (born 12 May 1987) is an English footballer who plays for Ashington as a left-sided defender.

Career[edit]

Cave started off as a trainee at Newcastle United but did not make a first team appearance before signing for Gateshead in August 2007.[1] Playing a pivotal role in a strong Gateshead side who won promotion via the play-offs, Cave then went on to sign for Livingston after a successful trial.[2] After featuring mainly as a substitute for Livingston, Cave joined previous club Gateshead on loan until the end of the 2008–09 season.[3] Cave rejoined Gateshead for the 2009–10 season.[4] Cave was released by Gateshead at the end of the season.[5] In July 2010 Conference North side Blyth Spartans announced the signing of Cave.[6] After making 82 appearances in all competitions, scoring 3 goals, Cave left Blyth on 12 March 2012.[7] Cave signed for Ashington on 25 May 2012.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gateshead Confirm Three New Signings". Gateshead F.C. 2007-08-10. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 
  2. ^ "Livi secure former Toon man Cave". BBC Sport. 2008-07-29. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 
  3. ^ Bowron, Jeff (2009-02-02). "Novak and Cave Transfer Latest". Gateshead F.C. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 
  4. ^ "Media Watch - 29th July". Gateshead F.C. 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  5. ^ Bowron, Jeff (2010-05-06). "Gateshead announce retained list". Gateshead F.C. Retrieved 2010-05-06. 
  6. ^ "Blyth Spartans sign Phil Cave". Blyth Spartans A.F.C. 2010-07-12. Retrieved 2010-07-12. 
  7. ^ "Phil Cave Leaves Croft Park". Blyth Spartans A.F.C. 2012-03-12. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  8. ^ "Ashington sign ex-Blyth Spartans defender Phil Cave". News Post Leader. 2012-05-25. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 

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